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The health authorities could do more to curb the rising incidence of tuberculosis With about 600,000 cases of tuberculosis, as reported by the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), the …
This Day Live · 2 hours ago
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(CNN)Crime on the high seas has nearly halved in the last five years but there is one region bucking that trend. Pirate attacks off Nigeria are seeing a resurgence, at a rate of nearly one a week in the past three months …
CNN · 19 hours ago
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Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria and France on Thursday signed an agreement on closer military cooperation, including intelligence sharing, to strengthen the fight against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region. Nigerian Defence …
Modern Ghana · 5 hours ago
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Nigeria is once again being left behind as Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil producer, and other oil rich nations seek alternative sources of revenue. The sale of five percent of Saudi state-owned oil corporation- …
Businessday · 2 hours ago
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As part of its commitment to local content development and reduction of import-dependent components of its operations, PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc has intensified efforts to woo its global suppliers to set up operations in …
The Nation · 2 hours ago
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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the security forces to crack down on cattle raiders accused of killing hundreds of people this year. Soldiers and police would "go after the groups terrorising innocent …
BBC · 4 hours ago
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I read an article on April 26, 2016, in a Nigerian newspaper, entitled, “Nuclear power not safe for Nigeria” authored by Senator Shehu Sani. I hope his voice will not be a lone voice on this issue while the citizens he is …
Punch · 3 hours ago
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A leader of Fulani herdsmen in southeastern Nigeria has blamed "criminals and mercenaries" for an attack police say killed 20 people this week. The attack on Monday in Enugu state has been widely blamed on armed Fulani cattle herders. But Alhaji Ardo …
ABC News · 10 hours ago
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the World Bank to help recover some $320 million in government funds stolen and hidden in Swiss bank accounts by former military dictator Sani Abacha. Speaking at …
International Business Times · 11 hours ago
ABUJA – Nigeria and France on Thursday signed an agreement on closer military cooperation, including intelligence-sharing, to strengthen the fight against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region. Nigerian Defense Minister Mansur Dan Ali said the agreement …
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Nigeria

The Federal Republic of Nigeria, commonly referred to as Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic in West Africa, bordering Benin i…
The Federal Republic of Nigeria, commonly referred to as Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. It comprises 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja is located. Nigeria is officially a democratic secular country.
  • Founded: Oct 01, 1960
  • GDP: $568.51 billion USD (2014)
  • Population: 177.48 million (2014)
  • Calling code: 234
  • Area: 356,669 sq miles (923,768 km²)
  • Capital: Abuja
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